Simple Definition of venue
: the place where an event takes place
Full Definition of venue
1 a : the place from which a jury is drawn and in which trial is held <requested a change of venue> b : the place or county in which take place the alleged events from which a legal action arises c : a statement showing that a case is brought to the proper court or authority
Examples of venue in a sentence
The venue of the trial has been changed.
The nightclub provided an intimate venue for her performance.
Origin of venue
Anglo-French, alteration (influenced by venue arrival, attendance) of vinné, visné, literally, neighborhood, neighbors, from Vulgar Latin *vicinatus, alteration of Latin vicinitas vicinity
First Known Use: 1531
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Legal Definition of venue
1 : the place or county in which take place the alleged events from which a legal action arises —used especially at common law
3 : a statement showing that a case is brought to the proper court or authority
Origin of venue
Anglo-French, place where a jury is summoned, alteration (influenced by venue arrival, attendance) of vinné visné, literally, neighborhood, neighbors, from Old French, ultimately from Latin vicinus neighboring
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